Things certainly change quickly in today’s world. One month ago, we published the last Quarterly Bulletin, which looked back at main developments in the region and provided an economic outlook for 2016. Given that the United States Federal Reserve had just increased its benchmark interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, we also explored how a gradual increase in US … [Read more...] about Caribbean Economic Outlook of 2016 – On Wrong Track Already?
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Negative economic impacts expected if link to brain damage is proven. Best hope is that scientists find no link. The Zika virus has arrived in the Western Hemisphere and spawned a degree of alarm not previously witnessed with previous outbreaks involving mosquito borne viral infections like dengue and chikungunya. The reason for … [Read more...] about Zika Virus and the Economic and Human Reproductive Health Implications for the Caribbean